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lah talks to one man trying to make a difference. >> reporter: in his garage, garcia is working to fix the fiscal cliff, one can at a time. how much money have you sent the government? >> a little bit over $3,000. >> reporter: $3,197.88 to be exact, all tracked on a handwritten ledger. for the last three years, garcia has been paying the government $50 a month of his postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we're paying absolutely too much interest. too much interest. >> reporter: it really bothers you? >> it bothers me because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense is something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use. do you think he is crazy? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: call him crazy. but there is an entire federal office, the bureau of public debt, that collects money from hundreds of mr. garcias. this office in parkersburg, west virginia, was set up by president kennedy so citizens could pay down the national debt. this year alone, it has collected 7.7 milli$7.7 million, about 90 million since it was established. but $90 million is not that much, especi
) in his unheattd garage, 85 year old ataaacio garcia is working toofix the fiical cliffa ((ats) one can at a time. (rrporter: how much money havv you sent the government?) a little bit over 3300 dollarss three thousand, one hundred, ninety seven dollars and 88 cents, to be exact. allltraaked on a lass three years,,garcia has been paying thh government 50 dollars a month of is postal service peesion and moneyyfrom cans he colleets. ww're paying absolutely too much inteeest. too much interest. (reporter: bothers me because it makes no sense. sense issssmethiig garcia's wife of 59 years thinks er husband could use. prazy?) ... locoo uh huh call entire feddral office, the collects money from hundrees --3 parkkrsbbrg, west virginia was set up by president kennedy ss citizens could pay down the national debtt this year alone, it's collectedd .7 million dolllrs inngifts, about 90 milllon since it was &pestablished. but 90 million isn't that much, especially pebt is 16 trillion and deraa - every ammrican would have tt pay 50-thousand dollars. but garcia says you gotta start somewhere, eepeci
year lamar returned to court today. the 21-year-old did not enter a plea as expected. garcia-torres arrested in may on charges of murdering the 15-year-old. her body has never been found. she vanished on the way to school. garcia torres was charged today with attempted kidnapping, stemming from another case in 2009. he's expected back in court in february z at a preliminary hearing today in san francisco, an occupy protestor ordered to stand trial on five felony counts including assault with a deadly weapon for lobbing bricks at police from an occupy building. police say one brick thrown by a 34-year-old hit a protestor in the face. he's accused of two felony counts for assaulting a cop and felony vandalism. he is being held on half a million dollars bail. >> bay area is in the middle of a so called king tide. that is what it sounds like. it's the highest tide of the year. you can see this flooding this moshing in highway 101. it occurs when sun and moon fall into alignment that exerts pull, also winter storms. one woman rides her bike to work from the city. >> this is flodin
of its annual gun buy- back program and teresa garcia has more from los angeles. >> reporter: cars lined up for blocks around the los angeles sports arena as people waited to turn in their weapons. >> these are grade a assault rifles in this bin. this is what we get. >> reporter: it's a anonymous no questions asked policy, handguns and rifles exchanged for $100 grocery store gift cards, automatic weapons get $200. >> with the vouchers that we are going to get, we are going to give them to needy families for food and whatever. so it's good all the way around. >> reporter: the buy-back program usually happens in may but the mayor said it was a critical to act now after the massacre at a connecticut elementary school this month. >> this is an opportunity for people to get involved and do what they want to do. they wantget guns out of their homes. >> reporter: police will check every gun collected in these bins. now, if any of these weapons are stolen, they will be returned to their rightful owners. otherwise, they will be melted down for scrap. critics charge most of the weapons turned in a
unheated garage, 85-year-old garcia is working to fix the fiscal cliff. one can at a time. how much money have you sent the government? >> a little bit over $3,000. >> reporter: $3,197.88, to be exact. all tracked on a handwritten ledger. over the last three years, garcia has been paying the government $50 a month of his postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we're paying absolutely too much interest, too much interest. >> reporter: it really bothers you. >> it bothers me because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense is something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use. do you think he's crazy? [ speaking spanish ] >> uh-huh. >> reporter: call him crazy, but there's an entire federal office of bureau of public debt that collects money like garcia's. this office in west virginia was set up by president kennedy so citizens could pay down the national debt. this year alone, it's collected $7.7 million in gifts, about $90 million since it was established. but $90 million isn't that much, especially when you consider the federal deficit is $16 trillion and cl
is definitely going to keep people away. >> reporter: alfonso garcia works at atlas men's clothing. he is trying to make sure the impending storm doesn't wash away potential customers. >> we are trying to call clients and make sure they can come in, keep trying, whatever it takes to get them out and shopping. >> reporter: in walnut creek, elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> today's storm knocked out power to thousands of homes, including the ones you see here over along the great highway in san francisco. at last week, pg&e reported 3200 outages, most of those in the north bay. >>> and the lights were even out on the bay bridge for part of the early morning commute. power outages also affected the richmond, san rafael and san mateo bridges. >> imagine waking up and seeing this coming toward your house. a salinas woman blames her neighbor for this mud slide. she says they removed all of the rocks keeping the mud in place. one of the hardest-it places was in the santa cruz mountains and that's where joe vazquez is. >> reporter: only a day and a half ago, she says, it was so dry here, you could walk across
in the murder/kidnapping of sierra lamar will face new charges when he returns to court today. antolin garcia-torres is still awaiting trial following his arrest in may after investigators found dna evidence connecting him to sierra lamar. he wasn't in court when the prosecutors filed new charges against him monday the new counts involve attempted kidnapping of three women during a carjacking in 2009k>> ahead, share your holiday. we are asking for your help today to help feed needy bay area families. this is one of the spots where you can drop off items, union square in san francisco, beautiful tree there. we have a spot picked out for kristen and cheryl jennings. >> gorgeous, you can see it is not raining there now. live doppler tracking the storm hitting the bay area. meteorologist lisa argen will be back to tell us what to >>> good morning. a chilly, damp start. live doppler you can see we have showers around the bay the cold front hung up in the south bay colder air ushering in behind the system is bringing the light showers from the north bay int
and killing sierra lamar did not enter a plea it court today. that's because antolin garcia- torres is now also charged with trying to schedule nap three women in 2009 -- trying to kidnap three women in 2009 all from safeway parking lots in morgan hill. his next court date is february 6. >>> two people behind bars in connection with a marijuana grow operation in oakland. they were arrested after police raided a warehouse near edgewater drive and roland way early this morning. officers found hundreds of pot plants inside along with the cultivation equipment. >>> and a suspected drunk driver broke a toddler's crib in half when he smashed into her bedroom wall overnight in san jose. the 2-year-old was not hurt. the driver caught the driver as he fled. >>> it was the bay area's original area code 415. and now, it could be split up again with the introduction of a new code. 628 is being considered because the prefixes for 415 will be used up by 2015. two options are being considered dividing up the 415 or starting all new numbers with 628. >>> how do you squeeze a new neighborhood into san fran
and 29 palms, actually, just a few years later, i met my partner, angela garcia, in the audience tonight, teaches in stanford and wrote a wonderful book about the desert called "the pastoral clinic" about addiction. i met her far away from the desert, but she's from the desert. that's one of the things i fell for immediately about her, the fact she was a desert girl, a western girl with a capital "w," from nebraska, the south value -- new mexico, from the south valley. we lived in new mexico together while she did research on addiction for her research paper. we have stapp ford people remitting here -- we have stanford people representing here tonight. [laughter] i followed her on to another land scape, northern new mexico, which i'd already seen. i had been there a couple times as a tourist when i was younger, but we've seen new mexico remitted arian tis -- artistically whether it's a
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